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FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

In April 1994, an explosion of ethnic violence in a small East African country resulted in the killing of 800,000 people in 100 days. How could this country, Rwanda, ever overcome such hatred and horror? Read our FAQs for more background on one of the worst genocides in history and the recovery of this shattered nation.

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Poll: Americans think Hurricane Katrina worse than Syria crisis
March 10, 2014

Poll: Americans think Hurricane Katrina worse than Syria crisis

A recent poll found that most Americans are not aware of the enormity of the crisis in Syria, a conflict that has so far impacted an estimated 9.3 million people....

Syrian refugee children: ‘We live in constant fear’
March 10, 2014

Syrian refugee children: ‘We live in constant fear’

To mark the three-year anniversary of the conflict in Syria, World Vision invited children living as refugees to write a report to share their biggest concerns and...

Video: What peace means to Syrian refugee children
March 5, 2014

Video: What peace means to Syrian refugee children

As world leaders discuss Syria’s future, World Vision asked these children to explain what peace means to them.

Top humanitarian crisises to watch in 2014
March 3, 2014

Top humanitarian crises to watch in 2014

World Vision disaster relief experts identify six humanitarian emergencies to follow this year.

Philippines typhoon recovery: Restoring clean water for schools and homes
February 17, 2014

Philippines typhoon recovery: Restoring clean water to schools and homes

World Vision provides generators to bring clean water to Filipino communities ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan.

Three months after Typhoon Haiyan, aid shifts to rebuilding
February 7, 2014

Three months after Typhoon Haiyan, aid shifts to rebuilding

World Vision is helping communities rebuild and providing support for emotionally distressed children, three months after a massive storm ravaged the Philippines....

Aid distribution to South Sudanese displaced by war
January 28, 2014

Aid reaches South Sudanese displaced by war

After government and opposition leaders signed a cease-fire agreement, World Vision was among the first aid groups to reach the remote South Sudanese city of Malakal...

A Syrian child’s life in a refugee camp: Sedra’s story
January 14, 2014

A Syrian child’s life in a refugee camp: Sedra’s story

The war in Syria uprooted Sedra’s family and forced them to flee. Now, she and her family live at Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan, yearning for their former life....

Typhoon Haiyan recovery: Supporting maternal and child health
January 8, 2014

Typhoon Haiyan recovery: Supporting maternal and child health

Two months after the catastrophic storm made landfall in the central Philippines, World Vision continues its long-term response by providing spaces throughout the...

Syrian refugees face a bitter winter
January 6, 2014

Syrian refugees face a bitter winter

Syrian refugee children living in Lebanon and Jordan are bearing the brunt of winter’s cold. Families struggle to stay warm and need your support and prayers to...

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